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Chinese Name : 謝浩然

Variants : Xie, Hao Ran

Dr. Haoran Xie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology at The Education University of Hong Kong. His research mainly focuses on social media, big data, educational technology, and data mining in interdisciplinary applications. He has published around 60 papers in many prestigious international journals and conferences including IEEE Multimedia, Intelligent Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Neural Networks, DASFAA, UMAP, BIGCOMP and WISE. He serves as a guest editor of Neurocomputing, International Journal of Distance Learning Technologies, Journal of Innovation and Learning, and Web Intelligent Journal. He is currently a co-chair of SeCoP 2015, IWUM 2015, SETE 2016, and the Media chair of IEEE U-Media 2010, WISE 2010 and ICWL 2010.  He also serves as a member of many international organizations such as ACM, IEEE and EUROCALL.

Research interests

Haoran's research mainly focuses on Social media, Big data, Educational technology, and Data mining in interdisciplinary applications.

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Research Outputs 2009 2019

A bibliometric analysis of natural language processing in medical research

CHEN, X., XIE, H., WANG, F. L., LIU, Z., XU, J. & HAO, T., 2018, In : BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 18, Suppl 1, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Language Processing
Biomedical Research
Information Storage and Retrieval

A comparative study on recent educational policy changes of primary and secondary schooling in Hong Kong and Macau

XIE, H., NG, W. S., ZOU, D. & WANG, F. L., 2018, 2018 International Symposium on Educational Technology, ISET 2018: Proceedings. WANG, F. L., AU, O., KONNO, T., IWASAKI, C. & LI, C. (eds.). Danvers, MA: IEEE, p. 117-120

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

educational policy
Hong Kong

A flexible graph-based model for facilitating digital learning activities

ZOU, D., WANG, F. L., XIE, H., WONG, T. L. & KWAN, R., 2018, In : International Journal of Innovation and Learning. 23, 4, p. 444-462

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electronic learning
Learning systems
Distance education
distance learning

A learning framework for information block search based on probabilistic graphical models and Fisher Kernel

WONG, T. L., XIE, H., LAM, W. & WANG, F. L., Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics. 9, 9, p. 1473-1487

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information retrieval
9 Citations

A novel binary artificial bee colony algorithm for the set-union knapsack problem

HE, Y., XIE, H., WONG, T. L. & WANG, X., Jan 2018, In : Future Generation Computer Systems. 78, Part 1, p. 77-86

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evolutionary algorithms
Mathematical models